Medicare was never designed to cover all healthcare costs. And it still doesn’t cover deductibles, copayments and coinsurance. It also leaves you exposed in the case of extended hospital stays or medical care when travelling outside the U.S.
As a Medicare beneficiary, you will have to share the cost of services with the government. And due to the rising cost of healthcare and new legislation, the burden of expenses has shifted even further to you. You may be surprised at the gap in coverage .